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Not complete or necessarily universal but a good beginner's guide to shorthand your likely to come across out in the blog-iverse.
Base = The Predominant Color Of A Polish
CC = Color Club Brand
ChG/CHG = China Glaze Brand
Core = Part Of A Brands Permenant Line
Crelly = A Cream Jelly Finish Polish
Dupe = Duplicate (Typically Refers To Polishes Of Different Brands Having Identical/Near Identical Coloring)
Fauxnad = Any Nail Stamping System Not Made By Konad Brand
Flash = When A Polish Has A Slight Duochrome Appearance Of Another Color Other Than The Base
Franken = A Homemade Polish Color Or Blend
HC = Hard Candy Brand
HG = Holy Grail Product
Holo = Holographic
LE = Limited Edition
Lemming = An Item You Lust After And Desire To Own
MUA = Makeup Alley Website
NAS = Nail Art Society
NOPI = Nicole By OPI Brand
NOTD = Nail Of The Day
NP = Nail Polish
NPR = Nail Polish Remover OR Not Polish Related
OTD = Inm Brand Out The Door Top Coat
SH = Sally Hansen Brand
SH CSM = Sally Hansen Brand Complete Salon Manicure Line
SH ID = Sally Hansen Brand Insta Dri Line
Skittle = Wearing A Different Polish Color On Each Nail
SOPI = Sephora By OPI Brand
SV = Seche Vite Top Coat
Undies/Underwear = Typically An Opaque Polish Used As A Base To Accentuate Another Color (Common With Neon And Chromes)
VNL = Visable Nail Line
WNW/WnW = Wet N Wild Brand
YMMV = Your Mileage May Vary


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    1. Thank you! I remember being so confused when I first started looking at blogs and had to do alot of googling acronyms and thought it would make it easy to have a starting point.

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